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Concepts in networking, instructional design, informatics, and virtual reality as applied to issues in medical education.
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Beyond EdTech

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OPINION by Shelly Blake-Plock EdTech doesn’t exist. Not yet. Not really. InstructionalTech exists. TrainingTech exists.
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Pixabay - Public Domain Images

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Find free quality public domain pictures 


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Awesome place for free photos to use for your articles! 

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12 Tips and Tricks to Spice Up Your Bland eLearning Courses

12 Tips and Tricks to Spice Up Your Bland eLearning Courses | Personal Knowledge Management in Medical Education | Scoop.it

Is Your eLearning course a yawn? Here are 12 tips ans tricks to spice up your eLearning courses the next time your creativity needs a jolt. (Disclosure: product vendor information)

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inkle | interactive literature

inkle | interactive literature | Personal Knowledge Management in Medical Education | Scoop.it

Inkle is an online technology that lets you create stories with "choose your own storyline" features. The output is available by URL link, or can be made into a Kindle book for a small fee. The creation of interactive learning scenarios gives unique educational potential to this interesting little tool.

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Casual Game Design

A nice blog about different aspects of game design.

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Putting Design Back into Instructional Design

With such a focus on instruction, we've forgotten about Design. Or perhaps never even learned what Design is.
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Getting started in Transmedia Storytelling

This is a practical guide to transmedia storytelling for beginners.
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Intro to Games Based Learning - Week 1

Game-Based Learning and new literacies

 


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Learning Analytics

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Knowledge Management to Improve SoTL: Teaching, Learning, Medical Education: Virtually... What is SoTL? It is the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. And, what is Learning Analytics? Read the article!

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epubinclassroom / ePub In Classroom

Lots of links for iBook creation.

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What’s motivating in alternate realities?

What’s motivating in alternate realities? | Personal Knowledge Management in Medical Education | Scoop.it

Here's a link to a great article that takes a look at motivation in alternate reality games (ARGs) designed as learning experiences (Moseley, Whitton, Culver, & Piatt, 2009). The authors analyzed 4 ARGs to learn what really worked well.

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50 Awesome Videos for Gaming Teachers - Online Universities

50 Awesome Videos for Gaming Teachers - Online Universities | Personal Knowledge Management in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Check out our list of 50 awesome videos for gaming teachers to discover what experts, teachers, and even students have to say about using games for education.

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Workshop on Virtual Worlds: Second Life and OpenSim (Nov. 8, 2011) ...

Workshop on Virtual Worlds: Second Life & OpenSim: simulations and research Searching the peer reviewed literature across the disciplines (2 hours) with Bernade...
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Meet SAM: An Agile Process for Developing the Best Learning Experie...

While the design and end-result of an e-learning project is critical, the process by which you get there can increase the value provided to your stakeholders.
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Mining Data to Help Students -- Campus Technology

Mining Data to Help Students -- Campus Technology | Personal Knowledge Management in Medical Education | Scoop.it
In the second installment of a two-part series, CT examines how pioneering schools--either alone or in consortia--are mining Big Data in hopes of uncovering the ultimate riches: improved student learning and performance.
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How To Use Evernote: The Missing Manual

How To Use Evernote: The Missing Manual | Personal Knowledge Management in Medical Education | Scoop.it

Ken's Key Takeaway:

I knew about the OCR in photos.  I did not know about the OCR .pdf function.  Awesome!

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Are you a digital packrat? Are you in need of a searchable repository for everything you want to recall later? Does the idea of automatic OCR (Optical Character Recognition) for all your scanned PDFs get you excited in a way only seriously organised people could ever understand? If so, Evernote is the tool you need right now – and we’ve got the perfect manual to get you started using it like a professional.

 

 


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Charles Myers 's comment, May 15, 2013 8:09 AM
Agree totally!! We're using now as a digital portfolio for kids... (well.. starting next school year) :)
Charles Myers 's comment, May 15, 2013 8:09 AM
Agree totally!! We're using now as a digital portfolio for kids... (well.. starting next school year) :)
Louise Robinson-Lay's comment, May 15, 2013 5:02 PM
Hanks everyone, it really is a fantastic tool and I am still finding ways to use it better. It certainly helps to stay better organized.
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» Napster, Udacity, and the Academy Clay Shirky

A nice blog on higher education with a comment by Kevin Werbach, a MOOC professor for a course that I took called "Gamification".

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10 Resources for Design Inspiration

10 Resources for Design Inspiration | Personal Knowledge Management in Medical Education | Scoop.it

Reviewing web design work can give you ideas for e-learning interfaces...Here are some useful sites to tap into.


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School libraries changing with move to digital resources | eSchool News

School libraries changing with move to digital resources | eSchool News | Personal Knowledge Management in Medical Education | Scoop.it
As schools across the nation move from printed textbooks to digital materials and digital learning environments, school libraries are adapting to keep pace—and new advancements are changing the very definition of school libraries and library media...
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Essay on evolving ideas about technology and education | Inside Higher Ed

Essay on evolving ideas about technology and education | Inside Higher Ed | Personal Knowledge Management in Medical Education | Scoop.it

Do you imagine that the ideas behind the flipped classroom are new to the 21st century?  Dial it back 100 years to reconsider the thoughts of B.F. Skinner, Keller, Spelling and others about the ways that education can be improved.

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The Next Generation of Testing – No Testing At All?

The Next Generation of Testing – No Testing At All? | Personal Knowledge Management in Medical Education | Scoop.it

When is a test not a test? Apparently when you don’t realize that it is a test. There is a lot of good in testing - for those who are successful test-takers; for teachers & administrators.  But testing also creates stress & competition.  How would we begin to mark achievement without using the familiar paradigm of testing?

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E-Portfolios: Go Big or Go Home | EDUCAUSE Review

E-Portfolios: Go Big or Go Home | EDUCAUSE Review | Personal Knowledge Management in Medical Education | Scoop.it

Darren Cambridge has spent the last fifteen years researching, developing, and teaching and learning with e-portfolio technologies and practices. Quoting Dr. Cambridge, "Today I believe, even more strongly than I did when I began, that e-portfolios can play a central role in strengthening teaching and learning in higher education".

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Agile ADDIE, the Next ID Mantra?

Agile ADDIE, the Next ID Mantra? | Personal Knowledge Management in Medical Education | Scoop.it

Next to religion, politics, and whether you’re a PC or a MAC user, ADDIE, with its sequential steps of analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation. But, is this too slow-paced to meet the needs of today's design challenges?

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Video Games for Learning

How can digital games support conceptual learning? And how can games be made accessible and useful for teachers? Those are the questions addressed by Possibl...
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Learning and Knowledge Analytics - Analyzing what can be connected

Learning and Knowledge Analytics - Analyzing what can be connected | Personal Knowledge Management in Medical Education | Scoop.it

This resource contains several nice slidesets that showcase Learning Analytics and make the case for universities to become better at predicting outcomes based on datastreams.

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